Tahlequah Daily Press

Crime & Courts

June 5, 2012

Police Beat

TAHLEQUAH — A 23-year-old Tahlequah man was arrested by police May 31 following an attempt to steal medications from a Tahlequah City Hospital medication cart.

Officers were responding to a disturbance call at TCH, where Matthew B. Jamison was on the second floor after he tried to remove medications from the cart.

Scott W. Ragsdale, 44, of Tahlequah, was arrested and charged with burglary for an incident that took place May 31 at Lowrey’s Outlet Store. The report indicated Ragsdale broke into the business and was still on the scene when officers arrived in response to a security alarm.

Zach Hall filed a vandalism report June 1 after discovering the glass on the front door of Tomcat Liquors had been broken out. Inside, Hall found a rock, which broke a bottle of liquor.

Jeffry A. Stovall, 50, of Tahlequah, was arrested June 1 for driving under the influence, transporting an open container, and driving while revoked following a traffic stop near the intersection of Park Hill and Ballentine road. Stovall was stopped for nearly crashing his motorcycle and causing his passenger to fall off.

Heather Campbell, 23, of Fayetteville, Ark., was arrested June 2 for driving while impaired following a traffic stop near Patron’s Mexican Grill.

Alvaro Martinez filed a vandalism report with police June 3 on complaint that the rear window of his vehicle had been broken out by a male subject.

Evelyn Workman spoke to police June 1 to report threats of violence being made over the phone by a relative.

Max C. Chrisman, 26, of Tahlequah, was arrested by police for domestic assault and battery in the presence of a minor May 30, following a domestic disturbance call.

Wesley R. Martin, 29, of Tahlequah, was arrested for shoplifting June 3 at Walmart. The report indicated security personnel notified local police an adult male was in custody.

Pat Cook filed a theft report with police June 1 about a stolen trailer taken from Economy Auto Rental.

Rita Allen filed a fraud report with police June 1 to notify authorities she lost her debit card and several fraudulent charges had been made on her account.

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